Meaning of partition

Definition of partition

(noun) a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
(computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit
(anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism
the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
(verb) divide into parts, pieces, or sections; "The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British"
separate or apportion into sections; "partition a room off"

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